Tag Archives: Lumber Yards

Dunvegan Rail Yard & Area

Overview

Dunvegan Yards and Area - 1920 Henderson

Peel Prairie Provinces

Edmonton, Dunvegan and British Columbia Railway Yard

Railway Station

nc-6-842 - Edmonton, Dunvegan and British Columbia Railway depot, Edmonton, Alberta - 1914nc-6-840 - Edmonton, Dunvegan and British Columbia Railway depot, Edmonton, Alberta - 1913nc-6-841 - Edmonton, Dunvegan and British Columbia Railway depot, Edmonton, Alberta - 1914na-1328-3067 - Homesteaders boarding the Edmonton, Dunvegan and British Columbia Railway train, Edmonton, Alberta - 1914

 

Karl Clark’s Oil Sands Separation Plant (1924-1925)

A11227 - Experimental Bituminous Sand Separation Plant, Dunvegan Yards, Edmonton - 1925A3525 - Bitumount Sand Separation Plant, Edmonton - 1925PAA A3526 - Karl Clark_s model oil sands separation plant constructed at Dunvegan Yards of Edmonton in 1924 - 1924A11230 - Experimental Bituminous Sand Separation Plant, Dunvegan Yards, Edmonton - Looking NW - 1924-1925

North West Lumber Company Limited Mill

Looking Southeast

nc-6-1347B - Edmonton, Dunvegan and British Columbia Railway lumber yard, Edmonton, Alberta - 1914

Looking South

nc-6-1347A - Edmonton, Dunvegan and British Columbia Railway lumber yard, Edmonton, Alberta - 1914

Looking East

nc-6-6441 - Railway track, Northern Lumber Company building on left - Actually North West Lumber near Dunvegan Yard - 1921

Looking Southeast

nc-6-11721b - Railway crossing, Edmonton, Alberta - North West Lumber Co Ltd - 1925-07

Surrounding Subdivisions

EIR Route Map - The Edmonton Bulletin, October 18, 1912 (Morning Edition), Page 10, Item Ad01002_1

Courtesy of Peel Prairie Provinces Collection: The Dunvegan Yard was in the space identified on this map as “J.D. MacArthur”. Brown Estate and Sunset Park can be seen to the southwest of the Dunvegan Yard.

Brown Estate

Advertising: June 1912

Brown Estate Ad - The Edmonton Bulletin, June 11, 1912 (MORNING EDITION), Page 9, Item Ad00901_1Brown Estate Ad - The Edmonton Bulletin, June 17, 1912 (MORNING EDITION), Page 8, Item Ad00801_3Brown Estate and EIR - The Edmonton Bulletin, June 19, 1912 (MORNING EDITION), Page 9, Item Ad00901_2

Failing: October 1919

Brown Estate Abandonment - The Edmonton Bulletin, October 28, 1919 (City Edition), Page 3, Item Ar00302

Sunset Park

Sunset Park AdvertisementSunset Park ad - The Edmonton Bulletin, June 15, 1912 (MORNING EDITION), Page 16, Item Ad01601_11

 

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Cushing Bros Lumber Yard (102 Ave)

1905

Image

Above: Looking NW across 102 Ave from Fraser’s Lumber Yard toward the Cushing Bros Lumber Yard.

Below: Looking NE towards Cushing Bros Lumber from the intersection of 97 Street and 102 Ave.

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Google Streetview

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EdHGIS: Fire Insurance Maps & Google Earth Imagery

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The St. Regis Hotel (shown in the map above) was built after 1905 but the 2-storey structure in the upper-right of the image remained from the 1905 images. Today that location is the site of a parking lot entrance.